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Morocco launches institution for social protection
Rabat, Aug 12 (IANS/WAM) Morocco has launched an institution at a whopping cost of $12 million that will provide vulnerable people adequate accommodation, training and education.

Friday, August 12, 2011 10:35:54 PM

UAE holds religious lectures on Ramadan
Abu Dhabi, Aug 12 (IANS/WAM) The health ministry of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has organised religious lectures for employees in Abu Dhabi to increase awareness on the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Friday, August 12, 2011 10:34:05 PM

Tech Mahindra partners Airtel in seven African countries
Accra, Aug 12 (IANS) Tech Mahindra, a leading Indian IT outsourcing company with global footprints, has started customer care services in seven African countries as a partner of telecom giant Bharti Airtel.

Friday, August 12, 2011 3:54:48 PM

Young South African women told to be independent
Pretoria, Aug 12 (IANS) A popular South African gospel artiste has asked young women to become educated, independent and avoid taking financial support as well as being abused by men, state-run news agency BuaNews reported.

Friday, August 12, 2011 8:53:09 AM

South Africa to launch unmanned air vehicle in 2012
Pretoria, Aug 11 (IANS) The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) global market, which is estimated at $14 billion per annum and is dominated by Israel and the US, will soon have a contender in South Africa which will launch its own UAVs by 2012, state-run news agency BuaNews reported.

Thursday, August 11, 2011 10:50:31 AM

World Bank grants $247 mn to Egypt
Cairo, Aug 11 (IANS) The World Bank's Institutional Development Fund (IDF) has attributed $247 million support to Egypt, Xinhua reported Thursday.

Thursday, August 11, 2011 4:43:39 AM

UAE, a good place to live, says daily
Abu Dhabi, Aug 10 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) now attracts more young migrants than other countries like the US, Australia and Switzerland, a daily said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 10:06:05 PM

50 drown in Comoros boat accident
Moroni (Comoros), Aug 9 (IANS) At least 50 people have drowned when an overcrowded boat capsized off the Comoros Islands in the Indian Ocean, Xinhua reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 09, 2011 9:05:15 PM

Egyptian woman seeks divorce over Ramadan cooking row
Cairo, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Egyptian woman has applied for divorce after her husbands' cooking skills proved to be better than her own, the Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper reported Monday.

Monday, August 08, 2011 10:32:47 PM

Amputee Pistorius, Semenya to compete in World Athletics
Johannesburg, Aug 8 (IANS) Oscar Pistorius is all set to become the first amputee athlete to compete at the World Championships.

Monday, August 08, 2011 7:45:53 PM

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